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New Zealand is recognised as a country with a free press whose rights are protected and promoted. There are numerous newspapers, magazines, radio stations and television outlets operating in the country.
Television New Zealand (TVNZ) is the public owned broadcaster. It operates four television channels and is the country’s largest free-to-air broadcaster. Private TV network providers include the free-to-air Prime TV and Sky TV, which offers pay channels. Maori Television is a public network that airs Maori language programmes.
There are numerous radio broadcasters including Radio New Zealand, which operates several stations; Radio New Zealand International, which broadcasts to the South Pacific region; and Ruia Mai, which is a Maori language station.
As a country with approximately 70% of the population having internet access, there is a multiplicity of internet service providers. Prominent ISPs in the country include Xtra, TelstraClear, iHug, and Orcon.